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Pre-assignment 2: Differences in Academic Writing between Cultures (Read before 18.09)
Read one of the articles/book chapters below that focuses on the differences in academic writing between English and other languages. If your mother tongue is listed, choose that one. If your mother tongue is not listed, you can choose any one of the articles. In this case, think how the differences mentioned in the article compare against your own mother tongue. You only need to read the pages cited below.
Be prepared to answer the following:
What similarities or differences are mentioned between academic writing in your mother tongue compared to academic writing in English?
Based on your experience, do you agree or disagree with these?